We provide flexible, turn-key lab & office space, entrepreneurial support, community resources, and access to deep tech seed capital.

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Private and shared lab space so you can focus on growing your company, not building a lab

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The Mothership network consists of experienced entrepreneurs, leading scientists, and top VCs all invested in your success

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Lab equipment and supplies available on tap with lab managers and technicians on hand to help accelerate your research

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Our first location

Mothership’s first lab opened its doors in September 2018 in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by urban artists, underground streetwear brands, and cutting edge startups, we are a proud part of the neighborhood’s revitalization.


$200 / month

Perfect for early stage entrepreneurs and independent researchers

  • Use facility as business address; receive mail and packages that won’t ship to residential

  • Access to Industrial Accounts like Sigma Aldrich and Hazardous Waste Removal

  • Access to conference rooms, coworking and community space


Starting at $2000 / month

Ideal for founders and small teams doing early stage R&D:

  • Access to turnkey BSL-2 wet lab. Start running experiments immediately!

  • Optional private office space available

  • Access to lab equipment, fixtures and tools including GC-MS, microscopy room, LN2, and more

  • Access to laboratory supplies and support technicians (pay per use)


Starting at $5,000 / month

A fully customizable, turn key solution for teams that need custom lab and office space

  • Private lab space that can be built to spec

  • Large private office space that grows with you

  • Access to shared equipment, fixtures and tools

  • Access to laboratory supplies and support technicians

Mothership Services & Equipment

Biology Lab

  • Molecular / cell biology equipment

  • BSL-2 tissue culture

  • Scale up bioreactors (bioproduction facility)

chemistry lab

  • Fume hoods

  • Glassware

  • Ovens

  • Pressure vessels

Analytics lab

  • Quadrupole GC-MS

  • HPLC

  • FTIR

machine shop

  • Mill

  • Lathe

  • Drill press

  • Welding equipment


nuclear & electrical engineering lab

  • HPGe detector

  • Vacuum chamber

  • Oscilloscopes

  • Soldering

microscopy lab

  • Light microscopes

  • Fluorescence microscopes

additional equipment

  • All standard reagents

  • Chemicals

  • Gases

  • Consumables

Join Mothership

We’re looking for entrepreneurs and scientists who are solving the world’s biggest problems to join the Mothership community. Currently, we have openings in our downtown LA location, with additional lab spaces coming next year.

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Mothership Lab

1900 East 7th Place
Los Angeles, CA, 90021